4 Unwritten Rules You Should Follow at the Office

An employee and an employer have both an official and unofficial relationship. Your official employment agreement may lay out work hours, acceptable…

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8 Things to Never Say on Slack (Or Any Other Work Chat)

Many companies these days use Slack or another work chat application to communicate more efficiently and spend less time writing emails. Whether…

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How to Avoid Being a Pushover at Work

Some workers are naturally more assertive than others. But there’s a pretty wide gap between being assertive and being a total pushover, and if…

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A Template For Every Uncomfortable Work Email You’ll Ever Have to Send

Uncomfortable conversations are one thing. (No one likes to confront a coworker for, say, stealing credit for their work or admit to…

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How to Strategically Manage Frustration at Work

Frustration is a tempter, an emotional trickster. It goads us with the false promise that our feelings are worthy of the mounting…

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6 Things You Should Never, Ever Tell Your Coworkers

We spend a lot of time at work. Forty hours a week for forty odd years adds up to a whopping 70…

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How to Deal When a Colleague Is Threatened by You

If you find yourself working alongside that colleague who routinely undercuts you in meetings, puts you down in conversations or criticizes your…

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7 Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Presentation

For many people, presenting in front of an audience—or even just a small room filled with trusted coworkers—can be a nightmare scenario….

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How to Protect Your Team from Bullies & Bad Actors in Leadership

Too many professionals find themselves in the orbit of a challenging leader: the diva president, the bully executive director, the “handsy” founder….

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How Long A Meeting Should Really Be, According to a Communications Expert

When was the last time you walked out of a meeting feeling energized, excited, motivated, clear-headed? Exactly. Those meetings are rare. At…

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QUIZ: What’s Your Communication Style?

Find out which of the five main communication styles you use, plus what that might mean for your career.

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125 Conversation Starters For Virtually Any Situation

A good conversation starter can transform an awkward, stilted conversation into an interesting, enjoyable discussion. That’s important in sales, as having several…

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